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Dementia sufferer urges more people to see their GP

Dementia sufferer urges more people to see their GP

A Leicester woman diagnosed with dementia is urging more people to go and see their GP if they are worried about their memory.

People’s views sought on new dementia strategy

People’s views sought on new dementia strategy

People are being asked to share their views on a new dementia strategy for Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Patients urged to make the right call to NHS 111 to access healthcare this Christmas

Patients urged to make the right call to NHS 111 to access healthcare this Christmas

Health leaders across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR) are reminding patients that they can call NHS 111 24 hours a day, 7 days a week over Christmas and New Year if they need urgent medical care.

NHS shares top tips for taking care of common winter illnesses – without using antibiotics

NHS shares top tips for taking care of common winter illnesses – without using antibiotics

the NHS across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR) is supporting people to get clued up about how to treat common winter illnesses, without asking for antibiotics.

NHS health checklist prepares people for winter

NHS health checklist prepares people for winter

People living with one or more long term health conditions are the focus of a new NHS Self Care campaign this winter.

NHS shares top tips for taking care of common childhood illnesses

NHS shares top tips for taking care of common childhood illnesses

Parents and carers across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland are being encouraged to take advantage of NHS guidance on how to take care of common childhood illnesses.

Learn how to take care of your health for life this Self-Care Week (13th to 19th November 2017)

Learn how to take care of your health for life this Self-Care Week (13th to 19th November 2017)

The NHS in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland is launching a campaign this Self-Care Week to build patients’ confidence in preventing and treating minor illnesses themselves.

Disabled children sitting comfortably thanks to a new NHS service

Disabled children sitting comfortably thanks to a new NHS service

The One Child One Chair service, providing specialist chairs for children with specific mobility problems, has made a positive difference to young patients.

Patients to receive more effective care for lower back pain

Patients to receive more effective care for lower back pain

From 1st November 2017, patients in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland who are experiencing lower back pain will now receive more effective care as a result of changes that are being introduced to how the condition is treated.

Early support services being offered locally for young people’s mental health

Early support services being offered locally for young people’s mental health

New services are being introduced across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland to support young people’s mental and emotional health and wellbeing.